Best Happy Valentines Day Basket Ideas

Happy Valentines Day Basket Ideas

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about what to get your favorite Valentine! Rather than handing them a (boring) heart-shaped candy box, why not do something a little more creative this year and pull together a creative Valentine’s Day gift basket they’ll love?

We’ve rounded up a bunch of crazy cute DIY Valentine’s gift basket ideas that are perfect for tweens, teens, sweeties, besties or anyone else on your list!

And, the best part is, most of the items in these baskets can be found at the Dollar Store, the Target dollar section or your local craft store so they won’t break the bank!

Spa Basket for Sweeties

Wrap all her favorite spa-inspired gifts in a rolled towel for a creative DIY Valentine’s Day gift basket idea she’ll flip over.  From scented lotion and bath bombs to nail polish and a nail file, think “everything pink” to create the perfect themed gift. This basket idea is perfect for daughters, sweethearts and besties. You can easily switch this up for guys, too!

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I Love You More Than Chocolate

How sweet and simple is this idea? Simply fill a red or pink basket or bucket with all their favorite sweet treats, add festive ribbon or string and a crazy cute gift tag like this one and you’ll have an inexpensive, yet adorable gift that says “I love you.”

Image: Creations by Kara

Perfectly Pink Pastels

When it comes to DIY Valentine’s Day gift basket ideas, this one is so fun because it makes a great presentation and yet, it’s so inexpensive to recreate! Fill a crate (you can find them in any craft store) with pink knick-knacks (you can find them at the Dollar Store in the Target dollar section) and add in fresh-cut flowers and, of course, chocolate for a gift basket that’s both gorgeous and professional looking.

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Away From Home “Open When” Valentine’s Basket

If you have a child, girlfriend, boyfriend or bestie who is away at college, this Valentine’s Day gift basket is the perfect gift. Fill a basket, bucket or wrapped box with their favorite sweets, sentimental gifts, a college t-shirt (because what college student doesn’t love to show their collegiate spirit), and several “open when” letters and they’ll feel your love even if they are away from home.

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It’s RED-iculous How Much I Love You

Everything RED makes this Valentine’s Day gift basket idea a total stand-out. Plus, depending on what you fill the basket or bucket with, this idea won’t break the bank.

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I Love You from the “Bottom” of My Heart

if you really want to get creative, roll underwear in a gift basket or bucket to look like a bouquet of flowers and pop in a few chocolate roses and heart-shaped decorations for a Valentine’s Day gift that’s sure to put a smile on their face.


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Perfectly Pink & Red

This “perfectly pink & red” basket is easy to replicate and, the best part is, most of the fillers can be purchased inexpensively at the Dollar Store or Target dollar section.

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Teddy & Roses

Perfect for sweeties, this simple basket is sure to warm their heart. Three beautiful roses, lots of Baby’s Breath and a sweet stuffed animal will show them you care without being too gushy (or expensive).

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Love is in the Air

Just a few supplies are needed to pull together this adorable “Love is in the Air” Valentine’s Day basket. Fill with, well… just about anything! Perfect for kids, sweeties, besties or anyone else on your list!  For the how-to, visit The Crafting Chicks

Image: The Crafting Chicks

I’m NUTS About You

Such a cute and creative way to show ’em how much you care. Fill a simple bucket or basket with their favorite nutty candy bars and peanutty snacks and add a cute printable tag like this one for a sweet (and slightly nutty) gift they’ll always remember. For the FREE printable, visit Freebie Finding Mom

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Hug in a Mug

We love this simple idea – it’s easy, inexpensive and adorable! Fill any red or pink mug with a few Valentine’s-inspired gifts (you can pick up candy and small gifts at any Dollar Store to keep the cost down) and add a sweet card or gift tag like this for an easy, adorable gift.

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Valentine’s Day Spa Basket

Pamper your favorite Valentine with this “Valentine’s Day Spa Basket!” Head over to the grocery store, Dollar Store, craft store or the Target dollar section and buy her favorite lotions, soap, candle, bath salt and loofah sponge. Any bestie, sweetie, tween, teen or mom would love this basket. (This basket can easily be modified for guys, too!)

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Will You Be My Valentine

We love the simple creativity of this basket idea! You can really have with this one!

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You Have My Heart

This little Valentine’s Day gift idea is so simple and inexpensive to make, you can make one for each of you besties! Fill any Valentine’s-inspired cup with tissue paper, candy and Valentine’s decor for a sweet and thoughtful gift they’re sure to love.

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You Float My Boat

Got someone in your life who “Floats Your Boat?” This is the perfect Valentine’s Day gift basket idea for them! Fill a basket with Rootbeer, ice cream, straws and a fun gift tag like this one – easy and super creative!

Image: One Crazy Redhead

Date Night in a Tin

Such a cute idea for sweethearts! Pop in comfy slippers, something salty, something sweet and a Google Play gift card so you and your girlfriend or boyfriend have a “Date Night In” to look forward to.

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Candy Bouquet

Show your Valentine just how “sweet” they are with this super sweet, super adorable candy bouquet.  For the easy how-to, visit The Bewitchin Kitchen

Image: The Betwitchin’ Kitchen


I’m Tickled Pink

This “I’m Tickled Pink” basket can easily be modified for any tween or teen, bestie or sweetie – even guys, too! Fill with a few Valentine’s Day-inspired pink and red gifts and they’ll know how tickled you are to have them in your life.

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I Won the Lottery When I Met You

Looking for a fun, creative idea that’s out of the norm? Who could resist this “I Won the Lottery When I Met You” Valentine’s basket? Decorate any box or fill a basket with lottery tickets and a few Valentine’s Day decor items for a basket that looks like a million bucks!

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You Are So Sweet

Valentine’s Day gifts don’t have to be elaborate or expensive. This “You Are So Sweet” gift in a mug is crazy cute and it’s not expensive to recreate.

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Kisses for the Guys

Guys can be tricky to buy for on Valentine’s Day. This basket gives him a little of everything he loves – from his favorite drinks to his favorite chocolate treats!

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Love in a Mug

This “Love in a Mug” gift looks professional, but it’s actually super easy to make yourself. Place a small piece of styrofoam in the bottom of any mug, hot glue heart-shaped candy to long candy sticks, and insert in the mug. Add a pretty bow or ribbon and a Valentine’s “love” sign (you can even add a few fresh flowers) and you’ll have a beautiful gift they’ll never guess is homemade.

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